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Samuel Lombard Tucker

Samuel Lombard Tucker

 Purple HeartPrisoner of War Medal

Rank/Rate Ensign
Service Number O-261863
Birth Date May 16, 1923
From Brockton, Massachusetts
Decorations Purple Heart, Prisoner of War Medal
Submarine USS Robalo (SS-273)
Loss Date July 26, 1944 (actual date of death is unknown)
Location Probably off the east coast of Balabac Island, PI
Circumstances Sunk by a mine
Remarks Samuel was born in Boston, Massachusetts.  He survived the sinking of his vessel, but died in captivity.

Photo and information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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